Editorial: Reflections on 2020

Photo Credit: Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash. I feel like it has been a decade, if not longer, since we raised our glasses to ring in the new year. Believe it or not, we have only just passed the halfway point of this tumultuous year. It is hard to quantify the grief and...

The problems With Netflix’s Winx Club reboot

Photo Credit: Caspar Camille via Unsplash Volunteer Contributor: Katrina Lemaire     If you grew up in the early 2000s, then you’ll probably remember the esteemed Italian-American show Winx Club. The show was famous for its forward fashion, colourful...

Looking at the NHL’s new helmet sponsorships and the future of on-player ads

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   As the new hockey season begins to unfold, the NHL’s 2020-21 season will arguably diverge further from the norm than any of their counterparts. The NBA and NFL made small tweaks to their 2020-21 seasons; the NBA is playing 10 fewer...

Get us more followers: How Victoria Dewar’s research increased online engagement for Brock women’s hockey

Photo Credit: Mackenzie Gerry   When Victoria Dewar started working with the Brock women’s hockey team as their social media coordinator, the coaching staff had just one question for her: how do we get more followers?    It was this simple question that led...

A few thoughts on political radicalization

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com     Last week I chose not to write about the storming of the US Capitol because I felt my views were expressed fairly well by everyone else. I was horrified to watch what was a blatant attack on the world’s largest democracy....
    • News

      News ​covers many events on Brock campus throughout the year. This section publishes BUSU election information, international stories and local news in the greater Niagara area.

    • Women in BUSU:  political representation

      Women in BUSU: political representation

      In a traditionally male dominated field, every year there are strong women that have important roles in the politics of BUSU. Whether they are outgoing members or hoping to be elected, women are helping shape the face of BUSU politics. Initially a medical science...

      Brock Graduate Students’ Association to host Starlight Gala

      Brock Graduate Students’ Association to host Starlight Gala

      Brock’s Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) will be hosting their second iteration of their Starlight Gala in celebration of the continuous effort put out by graduate students at the university. The Gala will be held on Friday, March 6 at Club Roma on 125 Vansickle...

    • Features

      Feature is where readers can view in-depth and investigative stories on a wide variety of topics.

    • Science fiction and our (your) future

      Science fiction has been able to grab the attention of many humans; although usually consumed as more visual appealing and stylized films and television series, it is safe to say that the genre has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment. Being entertained is one...

      Towards a world without bosses

      If you have the desire to somehow participate in society, you are probably going to have to work for a living. Work seems like the epitome of our existence. From practical reasons for working – like eating and buying property up North (because we can all do that) - or...

      Austerity, neoliberalism and Brock University

      Austerity, neoliberalism and Brock University

      Education is a subject that seems obvious to discuss in the institutions that were built for that very reason. These days it may seem like some sort of a paradox to be educated about the politics of such institutions. It is then neccessary to talk about education and...

    • Arts

      Arts ​covers on and off-campus concerts, plays and cultural events. Readers can also find movie and music reviews here